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World's longest chain of continental volcanoes found hidden in Australia

A newly discovered chain of continental volcanoes runs for over 2,000 kilometres up the eastern side of Australia.

By September 14, 2015


Take a ride on the tallest, fastest, longest 'dive coaster' on Earth

New video takes you on the Valravn roller coaster -- named after a mythic beast -- that breaks records with its vertical drop and other head-scrambling features.

By September 9, 2015


Solar Impulse breaks record for longest sun-powered flight

By landing safely in Hawaii after a five-day leg, the Swiss plane -- on an around-the-world trip -- also sets the record for longest solo flight by time.

By July 3, 2015


Solar-powered plane embarks on longest leg of round-the-world flight

The Solar Impulse 2, which is entirely powered by solar energy, is attempting to fly from Nagoya, Japan, to Hawaii. The flight will take approximately five days.

By June 29, 2015


The Longest Journey arrives remastered for iOS

The hit point-and-click classic has been soft-launched in Australia and New Zealand, and is coming soon to the rest of the world.

By October 29, 2014


Steve Jobs lauded by Apple execs on fourth anniversary of his death

CEO Tim Cook, iTunes head Eddy Cue and others remember Apple's co-founder in messages posted to the company's internal site. One recalls the time Jobs mooned Al Gore.

By October 5, 2015


World's longest film releases 72-minute teaser

The world's longest film, set to premiere in 2020, will clock in at 720 hours. Here's a (relatively) brief teaser.

By July 7, 2014


Las Vegas odds on who will set foot on Mars first are totally nuts

Oddsmakers apply statistical science to pick sports winners, but CNET's Eric Mack says one handicapper seems to have ignored the stats when picking the team of scientists to win the race to Mars.

By October 2, 2015


Snoop Dogg launches marijuana lifestyle site

Technically Incorrect: The rapper's site is called Merry Jane and it will be mellow. Or perhaps not.

By September 21, 2015


'Star Trek' vs. 'Star Wars': Georgia Tech professors weigh in

It's the greatest debate in science fiction, and Georgia Tech faculty, staff and alumni think they know which one really is the best sci-fi franchise -- er, universe.

By September 15, 2015